About your police

Through these pages, you will find out more information about the workings of North Yorkshire Police - who we are, what we do and how we do it.

Pages in this section

  • Budget

    The budget for North Yorkshire Police force is set by the Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire.

  • Code of Ethics

    The Code of Ethics lays out the principles and standards of behaviour that everyone who works in policing can aspire to.

  • Departments

    Find out more about some of the departments that make up North Yorkshire Police, including our Police Dog Section and our Firearms Support Unit.

  • Equality and diversity

    We are committed to providing the best possible policing service to all members of the community across North Yorkshire and the City of York with equality considerations embedded into all we do.

  • History

    North Yorkshire Police came into being back in 1974, although the North Riding of Yorkshire Constabulary dates back to 1856.

  • Partnerships

    Police officers and staff work with a range of local, regional and national partner organisations and agencies to protect our communities.

  • Policing

    Within this section, we detail the core principles of what we do and how we do it.

  • Chief Officer Team

    Meet the Chief Constable and the other senior officers who lead North Yorkshire Police.

  • Who holds North Yorkshire Police to account?

    The Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire is responsible for holding the Chief Constable to account and ensuring that the best policing service possible is delivered to the people of North Yorkshire and the City of York.

  • North Yorkshire Police Annual Awards 2015

    This year, the Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire and the Chief Constable of North Yorkshire Police are inviting the public to vote on a special "public choice" award for the officer, staff member or volunteer who best embodies the Force's values of compassion, courage and inspiration.